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Shock, grief, and gratitude after death of Chadwick Boseman

Shock, grief, and gratitude after death of Chadwick Boseman

“He was a gentle soul and a brilliant artist, who will stay with us for eternity through his iconic performances over his short yet illustrious career. God bless Chadwick Boseman.” — Denzel Washington, via a statement. “Chadwick.....
'Black Panther' star Chadwick Boseman dies of cancer at 43

'Black Panther' star Chadwick Boseman dies of cancer at 43

LOS ANGELES — Chadwick Boseman, who played Black American icons Jackie Robinson and James Brown with searing intensity before inspiring audiences worldwide as the regal Black Panther in Marvel's blockbuster movie franchise, died Friday of cancer.
A-Rod/J-Lo out of Mets' bidding amid report Cohen set to buy

A-Rod/J-Lo out of Mets' bidding amid report Cohen set to buy

NEW YORK — Former major league star Alex Rodriguez and fiancee Jennifer Lopez have backed out of the bidding to purchase the New York Mets amid reports that the Wilpon family is finalizing a deal with billionaire hedge fund manager Steve Cohen.

Ronnie Kole, New Orleans pianist, dead at 89

NEW ORLEANS — Ronnie Kole, an acclaimed New Orleans pianist who performed across the globe, has died. He was 89. His death Thursday night was announced on his website and the Ronnie Kole Entertainment Facebook page.
Conventions highlight aggressive fact-check efforts

Conventions highlight aggressive fact-check efforts

NEW YORK — Rachel Maddow ended her fact-check mission with a lightning round after President Donald Trump's nomination acceptance speech — 12 corrections in about a minute. Or, rather, 11 corrections and a prediction.
TikTok celebrities criminally charged after LA house parties

TikTok celebrities criminally charged after LA house parties

LOS ANGELES — TikTok celebrities Bryce Hall and Blake Gray are facing criminal charges after they hosted recent parties in the Hollywood Hills despite the city's ban on large gatherings during the coronavirus pandemic, authorities said Friday.
'Watchmen' director is among women making an Emmy splash

'Watchmen' director is among women making an Emmy splash

LOS ANGELES — An awkward youth is coaxed into a carnival’s house of mirrors for what looks to be an innocent flirtation, but the “Watchmen” scene quickly turns emotionally grueling and, ultimately, destructive.
As Christopher Nolan fans rush to see 'Tenet,' how safe are movie theatres?

As Christopher Nolan fans rush to see 'Tenet,' how safe are movie theatres?

TORONTO — Reserved seating, cheap tickets, and official permission to stash your bag on the seat beside you. Depending on who you ask, it's either the best or worst time to go to the theatre.
JK Rowling returns award from group linked to Kennedy family

JK Rowling returns award from group linked to Kennedy family

LONDON — Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling says she is returning an award from a human rights group linked to the Kennedy family after the president of the organization criticized her comments about transgender issues.
Review: Angel Olsen displays intimate and raw brilliance

Review: Angel Olsen displays intimate and raw brilliance

Angel Olsen, “Whole New Mess” (Jagjaguwar) If you’re looking for something completely new from Angel Olsen, “Whole New Mess” isn’t it. But if you’re looking for something raw, vulnerable and piercing, this album delivers.
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